Ransomware Infects D.C. Police Closed Circuit Camera Storage Devices

A ransomware attack caused storage devices for surveillance cameras used by police in Washington D.C. to be offline for three days in mid-January. The attack affected 70 percent of the devices that the police use to monitor public spaces. The ransom demand was not paid; instead, the city took the devices offline, removed all the software, and reset them.
Read more in:
https://www.scmagazine.com: Police camera system in D.C. hit with ransomware
http://www.theregister.co.uk: Ransomware killed 70% of Washington DC CCTV ahead of inauguration
https://www.washingtonpost.com: Hackers hit D.C. closed-circuit camera network, city officials disclose

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